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Get to Know: Ekula

Get to Know: Ekula
Feature

Ekula is hardly a new name when it comes to the 140BPM scene. As one half of the Six Sunsets project, over the last few years, he has arguably contributed to some of the best dubstep tunes...
Published: Thursday, 20th June 2019
Author: Aurélien SeekSickSound
Anthony Naples - Fog FM

Anthony Naples - Fog FM
Release Review

The third LP from Anthony Naples over the last four years, Fog FM, released on June 14, comes out on ANS (note the initials) — his own sub-label of Incienso, which Naples co-founded with Jenny Slattery....
Published: Thursday, 20th June 2019
Author: Max Dade
Orphan Swords - Erosed (HEDREV-000005)

Orphan Swords - Erosed (HEDREV-000005)
Premiere

Feet weighting 5 tons, reaching up to a seemingly unreachable goal higher than humanely conceivable, this still doesn't stop you from continuing your way up until your senses get overloaded with harsh...
Published: Thursday, 20th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Aphex Twin - Rhubarb

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Aphex Twin - Rhubarb
Feature

To be honest this week I feel like I don't really need to say anything. You've definitely heard of Aphex Twin and if you haven't, you have. Rhubarb is not only a delightful vegetable but aproper...
Published: Sunday, 16th June 2019
Author: Kortzer
Astrid Gnosis

Astrid Gnosis
Interview

Ahead of tonight's mad rave at FOLD in London, the inspiring, nugabber-loving Astrid Gnosis answers some short, snappy questions, ahead of her hybrid live set!https://www.facebook.com/events/1082849241922269...
Published: Saturday, 15th June 2019
Author: Medallion Man
Sultan Shakes (FOLD)

Sultan Shakes (FOLD)
Interview

Medallion Man interviews fellow-curator, Sultan Shakes, following their night at FOLD this Saturday.What does The Mover mean to you? Discovering The Mover was like finding the missing chapter...
Published: Friday, 14th June 2019
Author: Medallion Man
Otik - Dioxide (DEXT012)

Otik - Dioxide (DEXT012)
Premiere

Feels so good above prescribed dosage! Try it!From Otik's Dioxide EP on DEXT Recordings.Out now on digital and 12" - https://dextrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/dioxide-ephttps://soundcloud.comdext-recordingshttps:...
Published: Friday, 14th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Ara-u & Radioactive Man - The Last Waltz (AFT005)

Ara-u & Radioactive Man - The Last Waltz (AFT005)
Premiere

Panic on Funkatron! Electro-Funk level is overloading!From Ara-U and Radioactive Man's Plastic Attack EP on Asking For Trouble.Out 28.06 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://radioactiveman.bandcamp.com...
Published: Tuesday, 11th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Shadi Mengallaa

Shadi Mengallaa
Interview

Shadi Megallaa is an inspiring man - an amazing DJ holding his residency at Dubai’s Analog Room, owner of Dubai’s only independent record store, The Flip Side, and owner/A&R at Ark To Ashes...
Published: Monday, 10th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kaade - Knobetter (Bedroomer)

Kaade - Knobetter (Bedroomer)
Premiere

Kaade's vocals over this brooding halfstep beat is highly effective!From Kaade's Knobetter EP on Bedroomer.Out now on digital - Order: http://smarturl.it/kaadeknobetterhttps://soundcloud.com/bedroomerhttps:...
Published: Monday, 10th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Take A Walk On The Sunnyside.

Take A Walk On The Sunnyside.
Event Review

I have spent the past five or so months walking along the icy shores of Lake Ontario, eagerly awaiting summer’s arrival. Even in these colder months, I always recommend to visitors of Toronto that...
Published: Saturday, 8th June 2019
Author: Richard Meaney
Hirola - Umbra (OP02)

Hirola - Umbra (OP02)
Premiere

In this cinematic piece, mournful guitar and propelling kick drum are joined by chopped vocals, a delicate piano motif, dynamic synth patterns and thumb piano, pushing the climax into a shoe-gazey tide...
Published: Friday, 7th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Acid Slice - 303% Acid

Acid Slice - 303% Acid
Release Review

303% Acid is a celebration of the 303, of Acid Slice’s contribution to the acid scene and a showcase of some of the best acid music Melbourne has to offer. Acid Slice are a collective that have been...
Published: Wednesday, 5th June 2019
Author: Jack Bradbury
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Gangsta Pat - I Wanna Smoke

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Gangsta Pat - I Wanna Smoke
Feature

This week is Memphis-inspired and comes from none other than Gangsta Pat! Gangsta Pat isn’t the first name that comes to mind when you think of a Sunday Jam but let me assure you they don’t...
Published: Sunday, 2nd June 2019
Author: Kortzer
Cid Poitier - Empathy 101 (SUBCLEF004)

Cid Poitier - Empathy 101 (SUBCLEF004)
Premiere

There's a sweet sense a classy compassion on this bass-heavy number :)From Cid Poitier's Earth Cry EP on Sub:Clef.Out 05.06 (World Environment Day) on digital - Pre-order: https://subclef.bandcamp.com...
Published: Friday, 31st May 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Still Woozy @ Dingwalls, Camden, 13/05/19

Still Woozy @ Dingwalls, Camden, 13/05/19
Event Review

We walk and talk and smoke along Regent’s Canal, appreciating the sunshine that’s been tickling us all day through our respective windows. M points to a swinging rounded chair on an adjacent...
Published: Wednesday, 29th May 2019
Author: Will Soer
Follies - Not Right Now

Follies - Not Right Now
Premiere

Spoken words gently floating over Follies' pulsating Jazzy arrangement, visually augmented by the movements of dancer IJ Chan in a rainbow of neons lights in this video by Deirdre Beck.From Follies...
Published: Wednesday, 29th May 2019
Author: Loose Lips
DE:MA - Persistence of Visions EP (IBD002)

DE:MA - Persistence of Visions EP (IBD002)
Release Review

With his Persistence of Visions EP, DE:MA presents 3 rolling Dub-Breakbeat (is that a thing? It is now!) tracks ready for the open, peak and close of your night. Persistence of Visions, a murky warm-up...
Published: Monday, 27th May 2019
Author: Joe Rothwell
DE:MA - Persistence Of Visions (IBD002)

DE:MA - Persistence Of Visions (IBD002)
Premiere

Persistence of Visions is a murky warm-up tune that features warm swinging beats that provide space for ricocheting percussion, dragging dancers into a stoned sway and steady head-bop.Read the full...
Published: Monday, 27th May 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: The Clash - Bankrobber

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: The Clash - Bankrobber
Feature

This week I've chosen an all time favourite, The Clash's Bankrobber. The track combines many different styles and influences. Featuring wobbly synth lines backed by a ska rhythm, blended in with...
Published: Friday, 24th May 2019
Author: Kortzer
Joakim Hellgren - Boy (TR4R 02)

Joakim Hellgren - Boy (TR4R 02)
Premiere

In a similar vein as his Lo-Fi House peers re-imagining House Music, Joakim Hellgren drops his vision of a 93' era 'Ardcore Jungle track that punches through the guts!His d&b focused contribution...
Published: Thursday, 23rd May 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Burnt Friedman - Sky Speech (NON 48LP)

Burnt Friedman - Sky Speech (NON 48LP)
Premiere

An absolute delight to premiere this beautiful piece of music. A sensual game played between brasses and folk percussions, fondled by passing shadows. Read the album review here.From Burnt Friedman&#39...
Published: Thursday, 23rd May 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Subsidise

Subsidise
Interview

Loose Lips speaks to Oscar Wilkins ahead of the launch of the Subsidise charity event taking place at Five Miles, Tottenham, Thursday 23rd May.How did subsidise start?Subsidise is a brand new endeavour...
Published: Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
Author: Loose Lips
MELT Antlanta

MELT Antlanta
Interview

In hindsight of the Loose Lips showcase with MELT last weekend, we decided to find out more about the Atlanta based collective.Introduce yourself and MELT, how did it all start?Paolo: So I think my personal...
Published: Wednesday, 22nd May 2019
Author: Loose Lips